You can let your creativity flow! You will develop your knowledge of hair styles, hair types and beauty techniques which will help you to become more creative and develop your skills further.
You will work with skilled tutors with years of first-hand experience, you’ll learn the skills, techniques and treatments used by current top stylists and therapists.
You will also benefit from inspiring talks, workshops and masterclasses from guest speakers.
We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding lessons to allow you to achieve, succeed and progress to new and exciting destinations. We offer Hair and Beauty courses from Level 1 to Level 4, which means that there is something on offer for those who are just starting their career as well as those who are looking to specialise.
There are over 40,000 hairdressing, barbering and beauty businesses in the UK, which means there is a big demand for trained hairdressers and beauticians – making it a great time to join this growing industry.
Tutorial Support and Additional Learning Support (ALS)
Enrichment (extracurricular activities)
Free or concessionary travel to get to College.
Enterprise – support to set up a business
You will have access to hair, beauty and nail salons and media make-up rooms with industry standard equipment.
Studying Hair and Beauty at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Barber, Beauty Consultant, Hairstylist, Nail Technician, Salon Manager and Spa Therapist.
Hairdressing Level 3 Full-time
“I’m loving the hairdressing course at Barnsley College, and I’d say the best bits are when we get to experiment with our creativity! Our tutors really help boost our confidence and support us to be the best we can.”
“I’m really impressed with Barnsley College and how modern it’s facilities are. I would not have been able to progress in my career if it wasn’t for the skills I have learnt during my time at here.”
Hairdressing Level 3 Apprenticeship
“Having progressed from Level 2 on to my current course I would recommend this apprenticeship because I have learned lots of new hairdressing techniques and it will help me in my career.”
Penistone Grammar School
Nail Services Level 3
“I’ve always wanted to open up my own nail and beauty business and the College was great in providing really good advice and pointed me in the right direction. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for the amazing help and advice I received at College.”
Owns her own nail and beauty salon
Hairdressing - cutting, styling and colouring techniques Level 2 Full-time
“I decided to attend Barnsley College as I had visited one of their Open Days. I loved the set-up of the salons and found the staff friendly. Once I have completed my current course, I would like to stay at the College and progress on to the Level 3 Hairdressing course. Then I would like to go and work in a salon and get more experience before possibly starting my own business. ”